Exhibition and talks tell Holocaust survivors’ moving stories

Two Holocaust survivors will mark Holocaust Memorial Day by sharing touching accounts of their escape from persecution. County Durham will...

County Durham energy saving work shown off to Swedes

A Scandinavian delegation has visited County Durham to learn about pioneering energy efficiency techniques. A team from Sweden has visited...
David Butler, archivist at Durham County Record Office.

On the trail of history on the high seas

Real accounts of adventure, arrest and a suspect sailor will be brought to life through historical records as monthly history sessions resume.
Council Chairman Cllr Katie Corrigan sorting gifts at the Salvation Army Hall, Consett.

Council charity donations help make Christmas for those in need

Employees and elected members from Durham County Council gave families in need a helping hand this Christmas. Councillors and...

New coach park provides boost for county tourism

A new coach park has opened in a major boost for tourism in County Durham. Durham County Council has unveiled...

Strictly sparkle to brighten up County Durham

With Strictly Come Dancing now in full swing, the Gala Theatre has lined up three fab-U-lous shows that will keep the party going...

Films offer unrivalled access to celebrated works of art

Gain an unprecedented insight into the works of three of the world’s most famous artists at a County Durham theatre.

Spreading road safety messages with the help of a little magic

A magic show packed full of potentially lifesaving messages has captivated hundreds of youngsters across County Durham. Durham County Council...

New crossing improves road safety in Chester-le-Street

The installation of a new crossing on a busy Chester-le-Street road is set to help residents access shops and services safely.

Organisations across County Durham and Darlington take to social media to tackle hate crime

Organisations across County Durham and Darlington are making a big noise this week in a campaign to raise awareness of hate crime.
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Residents have been leaving messages of thanks for bin crews as a show of solidarity to key workers during the Coronavirus crisis.

Bin crews says a big thank you for messages of support

Durham County Council has thanked kind-hearted residents for the flurry of messages of thanks received by its bin crews during the Coronavirus...